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09:00

Registration & Coffee. Get your badge and let's get started!

10:00
Networking Events. Grand Opening.  Katya Chilly performing live

Grand Opening. Katya Chilly performing live

10:15
Keynote. Opening remarks

Opening remarks

Viktoriya Tigipko Managing Director @TA Venture

10:25
Keynote. Opening Keynote. Emerging themes and trends in technology and digital media

Opening Keynote. Emerging themes and trends in technology and digital media

Alan Patricof Founder & MD @Greycroft Partners

10:55
Pitching Session. Announcement of 6 startups for the 1st Day Pitching Sessions

Announcement of 6 startups for the 1st Day Pitching Sessions

Moderator:

Patrick de Laive Initiator of The Next Web

11:00
Panel. The next innovation wave in mobile payments in CEE: who will survive?

The next innovation wave in mobile payments in CEE: who will survive?

Petter Made Co-founder @SumUp

Rafael Otero CTO and Founder @Payleven

Yury Demidovich Head of Business Development @QIWI

Mark Henkel Founder @PAYMILL

Moderator:

Adrien Henni Chief Editor @EWDN

11:45
Keynote. Growing internet consumers companies

Growing internet consumers companies

Avishai Abrahami Co-Founder and CEO @Wix.com

12:05
Keynote. The art of longterm survival as a global company

The art of longterm survival as a global company

Peter Arvai CEO & Co-founder @Prezi

12:30
Pitching Session. PITCHING SESSION #1. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition

PITCHING SESSION #1. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition

Moderator:

Patrick de Laive Initiator of The Next Web

Jury:

Leon Zilber Vice President @Siguler Guff & Co

Dmitriy Chikhachev Managing Partner @Runa Capital

Cem Sertoglu Partner @Earlybird Venture Capital

Pavel Bogdanov General Partner @Almaz Capital Partners

Uwe Horstmann Founding Partner @Project A Ventures

Marcin Hejka Managing Director @Intel Capital Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia

Networking Events. Lunch
13:00

Lunch

14:00
Keynote. Future of Work

Future of Work

Matt Cooper Vice President @oDesk

14:25
Keynote. Venturepreneurs @work

Venturepreneurs @work

Jan Henric Buettner Founding Partner @BV Capital / e.Ventures

14:50
Panel. The next wave of innovation in e-commerce: What trends and business models will be driving the innovation in e-commerce in CEE?

The next wave of innovation in e-commerce: What trends and business models will be driving the innovation in e-commerce in CEE?

Maxim Faldin Co-founder & Co-CEO @Wikimart

Andre Berger M&A Principal @Naspers

Moritz Offeney CEO @Scarosso

Moderator:

Adrien Henni Chief Editor @EWDN

15:40
Keynote. Synergies of search and display

Synergies of search and display

Robert Lang MD of Emerging Markets @Criteo

16:05
Panel. Online food delivery business: What are the key success factors and potential for growth in the CEE market?

Online food delivery business: What are the key success factors and potential for growth in the CEE market?

Ralf Wenzel Co-Founder & Managing Director @Foodpanda

Lukasz Gadowski Co-founder & Partner @Team Europe Ventures, Chairman of the Board @Delivery Hero

Maxim Medvedev Founder & Partner @AddVenture

Moderator:

Marco Montemagno The Tech Alchemist

16:55
Keynote. From hype to near-failure to success

From hype to near-failure to success

Glenn Fogel Executive Vice President @Priceline Group

17:20
Panel. Agency model: new trend for VC smart money

Agency model: new trend for VC smart money

Philippe Botteri Accel Partners

Max Niederhofer Partner @Sunstone Capital

Martin Weber General Partner @Holtzbrinck Ventures

Marcin Hejka Managing Director @Intel Capital Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia

Moderator:

Mike Butcher European Editor @TechCrunch

18:10
Pitching Session. PITCHING SESSION #2. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition

PITCHING SESSION #2. Three teams - finalists of Startup Competition

Moderator:

Patrick de Laive Initiator of The Next Web

Jury:

Dmitriy Chikhachev Managing Partner @Runa Capital

Uwe Horstmann Founding Partner @Project A Ventures

Leon Zilber Vice President @Siguler Guff & Co

Marcin Hejka Managing Director @Intel Capital Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia

Pavel Bogdanov General Partner @Almaz Capital Partners

Cem Sertoglu Partner @Earlybird Venture Capital

Networking Events. Live evening concert.  Katya Chilly performing (2nd floor, networking area)
18:50

Live evening concert. Katya Chilly performing (2nd floor, networking area)

Startup stageStartup stage
11:00
Keynote. Focus on Plan-B! - Learnings from Stanford, Silicon Valley startups and UFOstart.

Focus on Plan-B! - Learnings from Stanford, Silicon Valley startups and UFOstart.

Thomas Hessler Co-founder & CEO @UFOstart

11:30
Keynote. Everything you think you know about hiring, but don’t

Everything you think you know about hiring, but don’t

Mollie Carter Director of Freelancer Marketing @oDesk

12:00
Startup Toaster. Startup Toaster #1 (5 startups x 2 min +grilling)

Startup Toaster #1 (5 startups x 2 min +grilling)

Moderator:

Evan Nisselson Investor @LDV Capital

Jury:

David Waroquier Partner @Mangrove Capital Partners

Eveline Buchatskiy Mentor @TechStars

Andy Shannon Head of Global Operations @Startup Bootcamp

14:00
Keynote. Global Innovation Economy: Golden Age of Entrepreneurship

Global Innovation Economy: Golden Age of Entrepreneurship

Kamran Elahian Co-Founder & Chairman @Global Catalyst Partners

14:30
Keynote. Eastern Europe to Silicon Valley

Eastern Europe to Silicon Valley

Ilja Laurs Founder @Nextury Ventures

14:55
Keynote. Hacking the future

Hacking the future

Laura Kirsop Growth Captain @Code Club

15:20
Keynote. Angel investing

Angel investing

John Ason Business Angel

15:45
Keynote. Building Emerging Europe Champions as a good way for non-Silicon Valley player

Building Emerging Europe Champions as a good way for non-Silicon Valley player

Tomasz Czechowicz CEO & MP @MCI Management SA

16:10
Keynote. Early Stage Startups: what you should and shouldn't focus on when starting a company

Early Stage Startups: what you should and shouldn't focus on when starting a company

Tom Bronfeld Co-Founder & MD @Elevator

Ori Glezer Co-Founder & MD @Elevator

16:40
Keynote. Media for equity: a scaling option for start-ups

Media for equity: a scaling option for start-ups

Sebastian Erasmus MD & Co-Founder @Leverate Media GmbH

17:05
Keynote. Silicon Valley Open Doors

Silicon Valley Open Doors

Stas Khirman CTO @Deutsche Telekom Hosted Business Services & Managing Partner @TEC Ventures

17:55
Startup Toaster. Startup Toaster #2 (4 startups x 2 min +grilling)

Startup Toaster #2 (4 startups x 2 min +grilling)

Moderator:

Evan Nisselson Investor @LDV Capital

Jury:

Jon Bradford Managing Director @TechStars London

Andy Shannon Head of Global Operations @Startup Bootcamp

David Waroquier Partner @Mangrove Capital Partners

Eveline Buchatskiy Mentor @TechStars

Tech stageTech stage
11:00
Keynote. Architecture Best Practices for web applications on Amazon Web Service

Architecture Best Practices for web applications on Amazon Web Service

Steffen Krause Tech Evangelist @Amazon Web Services

11:30
Keynote. Challenges of BYOD and Mobile File Management (MFM)

Challenges of BYOD and Mobile File Management (MFM)

Sergey Malgin Senior Country Manager for CIS @Acronis

12:00
Keynote. Lean scalability: product, HR and technology for rapid growth

Lean scalability: product, HR and technology for rapid growth

Giora Kaplan Co-founder & CTO @WIX

14:00
Keynote. Going to MarketStartApps: from ideation to Launch

Going to MarketStartApps: from ideation to Launch

Luca Sale Developer Relations @BlackBerry

14:30
Keynote. Is your phone smart enough?

Is your phone smart enough?

Stas Khirman CTO @Deutsche Telekom Hosted Business Services & Managing Partner @TEC Ventures

15:00
Keynote. The opportunity when technology trends converge

The opportunity when technology trends converge

Beat Schwegler Director Cloud Evangelism @Microsoft

15:30
Pitching Session. Global Technology Foundation (GTF) finals. Startup pitching competition for three $30k grants

Global Technology Foundation (GTF) finals. Startup pitching competition for three $30k grants

Moderators:

Alexander Galitsky Managing Partner @Almaz Capital

Alexander Turkot Founder, Partner, Chairman of Investment Committee @Maxfield Capital

Teodoro D’Ambrosio Venture Partner @TA Venture

Viktoriya Tigipko Managing Director @TA Venture

Ramil Ibragimov Business Development Director @Runa Capital

Viktor Kryvenko Head @Technopolis

Pavel Bogdanov General Partner @Almaz Capital Partners

Dmitriy Chikhachev Managing Partner @Runa Capital

Victor Galasyuk First Vice President @BIONIC Hill Innovation Park

Igor Semenov Venture Partner @TA Venture

17:30
GTF Session. GTF Grant Committee meeting to select grant winners

GTF Grant Committee meeting to select grant winners

18:00
GTF Session. Announcement of the GTF grant winners

Announcement of the GTF grant winners

  • TA VentureTAS GroupU-StartFocus
  • InterLoungeFMApex VenturesMicrosoft
  • Siguler Guff & CompanyUIAPremier Hotels and ResortsLIGABusinessInform
  • Kyiv PostDentonsOS-DIRECTPOPARADA

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